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What is drive shot in cricket?
Drives are straight-batted shots, played by swinging the bat in a vertical arc through the line of the ball.
What is sweep shot?
A sweep is a cross-batted front foot shot played to a low bouncing ball or slow full toss. It is played by sweeping the ball around to the leg side, typically towards square leg or fine leg.
What is hook in cricket?
The term hook shot is used when the shot is played against a ball bouncing at or above chest high to the batting player, the batting player thus “hooking” the ball around behind square leg, either along the ground or in the air.
Who hit the first helicopter shot?
The Helicopter Shot is considered to be Dhoni’s signature shot. Sachin Tendulkar played Helicopter Shot in 2002.
What are the different orthodox shots of cricketing ground?
The following picture shows the different orthodox shots of cricketing ground. There are lots of cricketers who famous for their particular orthodox shots like Sachin Tendulkar for straight drive, Ricky Ponting for Pull Shot, Square drive of Saurav Ganguly.
What is left-arm orthodox spin in cricket?
Left-arm orthodox spin, also known as slow left-arm orthodox spin bowling, is a type of left-arm finger off spin bowling in the sport of cricket. Left-arm orthodox spin is bowled by a left-arm bowler using the fingers to spin the ball from right to left of the cricket pitch…
What are the bowling techniques of left-arm orthodox spin bowlers?
Left arm orthodox spin bowlers generally attempt to drift the ball in the air into a right-handed batsman, and then turn it away from the batsman (towards off-stump) upon landing on the pitch. The drift and turn in the air are attacking techniques. The stock delivery of a left-arm orthodox spin bowler is the left-arm orthodox spinner.
Why is it called helicopter shot in cricket?
‘Helicopter shot” is named due to the way it is played. The bat swings like the blades of a helicopter in the follow through of the shot. The team-mates of M S Dhoni have acknowledged it as Dhoni’s exclusive.